Like SilverRail Technologies, Inc.

closed 6/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired SilverRail Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., the largest online travel company in the world, has completed the acquisition of the majority stake in SilverRail Technologies, Inc., a mission-driven business that is building the digital infrastructure for the global rail industry.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: SilverRail Technologies, Inc.
SilverRail, a mission-driven business, is building the digital infrastructure for the global rail industry. SilverRail has expertise in every step of the customer life cycle: journey planning, inventory management, scheduling, pricing, booking, payment, ticketing, reporting and administration.
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I.D. Systems, Inc., will acquire Pointer Telocation Ltd.

synopsis: I.D. Systems, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise asset management and Industrial IoT technology, is to acquire Pointer Telocation Ltd., a leading provider of telematics and mobile IoT solutions.
buyer: I.D. Systems, Inc. (IDSY:$53.06)
I.D. Systems is a leading global provider of wireless M2M solutions for securing, controlling, tracking, and managing high-value enterprise assets such as industrial vehicles, rental cars, and cargo. "
target: Pointer Telocation Ltd. (CM:PNTR:$77.79)
Pointer Telocation is a leading provider of technology and services to the automotive and insurance industries, offering a set of services including Fleet Management, Mobile Asset Management, Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Vehicle Diagnosis and a comprehensive solution in the field of Internet of Things.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Myntra Designs, acquired Inlogg Internet Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Fashion e-tailer Myntra has acquired logistics startup InLogg to address its delivery inefficiencies in terms of cost and reach. InLogg, founded by ex-Flipkart employees, partners with local courier firms in Tier II and Tier III towns to enable deliveries in non-metro cities.
buyer parent: Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
buyer: Myntra Designs
Myntra.com is ranked among the leading e-commerce companies in India and is the largest online retailer of lifestyle and fashion products. Myntra, which started as an online destination for personalized products back in 2007, has expanded into broader lifestyle and fashion retailing. "
target: Inlogg Internet Pvt. Ltd.
Founded by former Flipkart employees Preeti Jain, Hemant Agrawal and Prateek Gautam in 2015, InLogg is an aggregator of logistics vendors providing services to ecommerce and retail companies. It joins hands with courier firms in tier II and III towns to enable delivery services in remote areas.
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closed 6/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Transporeon GmbH, acquired TNX Logistics

synopsis: Transporeon, Europe’s largest logistics platform, has acquired TNX Logistics, a transport procurement solutions provider based in New Zealand. TNX offers a SaaS platform that automates procurement using behavioural science to achieve lower freight rates. Their AI-powered software provides solutions for carrier profiling, price predictions and more.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Transporeon GmbH
Germany-based Transporeon boosts logistics performance and profitability with every freight load. The company's cloud-based logistics applications provide end-to-end transportation management software solutions, a full-service portfolio for shippers, suppliers, retailers, recipients, and carriers. "
target: TNX Logistics
TNX Logistics is a transport procurement solutions provider based in New Zealand. TNX offers a SaaS platform that automates procurement using data and behavioural science to achieve lower freight rates. Their AI-powered software provides solutions for carrier profiling, price predictions and more.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

SpiceJet Limited, acquired Travenues Innovations Private Limited

synopsis: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline and the biggest air cargo operator, has announced that it has aqui-hired the team and technology of Travenues, a Bengaluru based airline technology company that built several innovative products for airline e-commerce.
buyer: SpiceJet Limited (BSE:500285:$1,608.10)
SpiceJet’s mission is to become India’s preferred low-cost airline, delivering the lowest air fares with the highest customer value, to price sensitive customers. With a dynamic fare structure, SpiceJet offers fares that are affordable and significantly lower than most airlines. "
target parent: SAIF Partners
target: Travenues Innovations Private Limited
Travenues is a Bengaluru based airline technology company that built several innovative products for airline e-commerce. Launched in 2019, Travenues was originally a wholly owned subsidiary of ixigo, India’s leading AI-based travel app.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Band of Boats, acquired Digital Nautic

synopsis: Band of Boats, a platform in France that allows users to buy, sell, and rent boats online, has acquired Digital Nautic, a French provider of management tools and online booking systems for boating professionals. Digital Nautic allows users to manage their business from anywhere, take orders online, send emails, manage invoices, and more.
buyer parent: Groupe Beneteau
buyer: Band of Boats
Band of Boats is an online community platform in France that allows users to buy, sell, and rent new or pre-owned boats online. Band of Boats offers over 16,000 boats of various models from multiple brands. Band of Boats enables everyone to find their ideal boat for a day, a week or a lifetime. "
target: Digital Nautic
Founded in 2014, Digital Nautic is a French provider of management tools and online booking systems for boating professionals. Digital Nautic allows boating professionals to manage their business from anywhere, take orders and payments online, send emails and SMS alerts, manage invoices, and more.
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closed 8/3/2017 via BusinessWire

PROS Holdings Corp, acquired Vayant Travel Technologies

synopsis: PROS, a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce, has acquired Vayant Travel Technologies, a cloud software company that provides advanced shopping, merchandising and inspirational travel solutions. Vayant enables airlines to take control of their distribution and optimize revenues across both direct and NDC channels.
buyer: PROS Holdings Corp (PRO:$221.70)
PROS is a cloud software company that helps competitive enterprises create a frictionless and personalized buying experiences for customers. PROS solutions enables companies to price, configure and sell their products and services with speed, precision and consistency in an omnichannel environment. "
target: Vayant Travel Technologies
Vayant is a cloud software company that provides advanced shopping, merchandising and inspirational travel solutions. Vayant’s advanced, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy solutions enable airlines to take control of their distribution and optimize revenues across both direct and NDC channels.
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closed 12/18/2008 via BusinessWire

Sabre Holdings Corporation, acquired EB2 International Ltd

synopsis: Sabre Holdings announced the acquisition of EB2 International Limited, a leading independent supplier of e-commerce enabling software products, solutions, infrastructure and services to global airlines. Sabre’s technology plans for its recently launched SabreSonic Customer Sales and Service solution.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Sabre Holdings Corporation (GS:SABR:$3,943.58)
Sabre Holdings connects people with the world's greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. "
target: EB2 International Ltd
EB2 International Limited is a London-based, leading independent supplier of e-commerce enabling software products, solutions, infrastructure and services to global airlines.
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closed 8/26/2019 via BusinessWire

PROS Holdings, Inc., acquired Travelaer SAS

synopsis: PROS® , a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, announced it has acquired Travelaer SAS, an eCommerce software company that enables Airline partners to increase sales and customer loyalty.
buyer: PROS Holdings, Inc. (PRO:$221.70)
PROS Holdings, Inc. provides AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy. PROS solutions make it possible for companies to price, configure and sell their products and services in an omnichannel environment with speed, precision and consistency. "
target: Travelaer SAS
Travelaer is an eCommerce software company that enables Airline partners to increase sales and customer loyalty. Their core product is Travel Paas which is an Internet Booking Engine that allows aggregation of products and data while enabling "best of breed" offering and Innovation.
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closed 2/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Vobling, acquired Rayvr AB

synopsis: Vobling, a consulting company and studio in Sweden that provides AR and VR services, has acquired Rayvr, a company in Sweden that helps their clients apply immersive technologies that improve their businesses. Rayvr's white label VR app, Rayvr VR WL, allows businesses to jump start their VR publishing.
buyer: Vobling
Vobling is a consulting company and studio in Sweden that provides AR and VR services. They help their clients make the most of the opportunities created by VR, AR and related technology. Vobling has helped produce award winning games and designed powerful enterprise solutions. "
target: Rayvr AB
Rayvr is a company in Sweden that helps their clients apply immersive technologies that improve their businesses. Their white label VR app, Rayvr VR WL, allows businesses to jump start their VR publishing. Their key clients are found in the education, travel and transportation industries.
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closed 3/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Omnitracs, acquired Blue Dot Solutions

synopsis: Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced the acquisition of Blue Dot Solutions, a leading provider of cloud-based workflow software applications and platform solutions for the transportation industry.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Omnitracs
Omnitracs, LLC is a global pioneer of trucking solutions for all business models. Omnitracs’ more than 1,000 employees deliver software-as-a-service-based solutions to help over 14,000 customers manage nearly 1,100,000 assets in more than 70 countries. "
target: Blue Dot Solutions
Blue Dot is an enterprise mobile software, products and services company that delivers mobile apps and solutions, along with a cloud-based IoT platform and strategy to fleet transportation, trucking and distribution organizations.
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closed 7/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Accelya Holding World S.L., acquired Farelogix

synopsis: Accelya, a leading provider of technology solutions to the global airline and travel industry, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Farelogix, a leading provider of SaaS solutions for airline retailing and New Distribution Capability-enabled commerce.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Accelya Holding World S.L. (NSEI:ACCELYA:$60.15)
Accelya is a global provider of technology platforms, software, and services to the travel and transport industry. It offers a modular suite of technology solutions for air travel, from offer to settlement, solving critical business problems for airlines, travel agents, and industry bodies. "
target: Farelogix
Farelogix is a recognized leader and innovator in the travel industry. The company's flagship Airline Commerce Gateway is a technology platform comprised of fully integrated and optimized components for airline-controlled distribution, shopping, pricing, merchandising, and retailing across channels.
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announced 1/29/2020 via Company Press Release

TWAI, LLC, will acquire Airlines Technology Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: TWAI, a global leader in providing travel technology, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire leading NDC (New Distribution Capability) Aggregator and solutions provider, Airlines Technology Pvt. Ltd. Airlines Technology has paved the way for direct shopping experience for flyers and enabled airlines to reach end customers directly.
buyer: TWAI, LLC
TWAI has a strong focus to bring the best technology solutions for Travel Industry. The company offers a wide range of world-class solutions for booking platform and rich content. Having more than 20 years of expertise in the travel domain, TWAI is working on “modernizing the travel distribution”. "
target: Airlines Technology Pvt. Ltd.
Airlines Technology has 19 direct connect airlines in NDC (New Distribution Capability) and 30+ customers on their platform. Airlines Technology has paved the way for direct shopping experience for flyers and enabled airlines to reach end customers directly.
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closed 7/7/2015 via PR Newswire

Travelport, acquired Mobile Travel Technologies

synopsis: Travelport Worldwide Limited has acquired Mobile Travel Technologies Ltd (MTT), an industry-leading mobile travel platform and product set that allows airlines, hotels, corporate travel management companies and travel agencies to engage with their customers through sophisticated, tailored mobile services.
buyer: Travelport (TVPT:$2,182.00)
Travelport is a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform enables travel providers, travel agencies, corporations and developers to connect. "
target: Mobile Travel Technologies
Mobile Travel Technologies Ltd. (MTT) is the leading mobile travel platform and mobile technology provider for airlines and travel companies with an extensive customer base across the global travel industry.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Sabre Corporation, acquired Radixx International

synopsis: Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider at the center of the business of travel, announced its acquisition of Radixx, a leading airline retailing software provider with an established presence in the low cost carrier (LCC) space.
buyer: Sabre Corporation (GS:SABR:$3,943.58)
Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre's software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by airlines and hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, flight, network and crew management. "
target: Radixx International
Radixx International combines a technology approach with partnership models enabling airlines and business models to be effective and efficient. Radixx offers a Internet Booking Engine, Radixx ezyCommerce, a Passenger Services System, Radixx Res, and a Departure Services Suite, Radixx Go.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Tracsis Plc, acquired iBlocks Limited

synopsis: Tracsis, a leading international provider of software and services for the traffic data and transportation industry, has acquired iBlocks Limited, a UK based software company that specialises in the rail and transport sector. iBlocks offers solutions for smart ticketing, automated delay repay, and back office systems.
buyer: Tracsis Plc (AIM:TRCS:$59.30)
Tracsis plc is a leading international provider of software and services for the traffic data and transportation industry. Tracsis specializes in solving a variety of data capture, reporting and resource optimization problems along with the provision of a range of associated professional services. "
target: iBlocks Limited
iBlocks is a UK based software company that specialises in the rail and transport sector. iBlocks offers solutions for smart ticketing, automated delay repay, and back office systems. The company also offers software consultancy and development services.
price ($mm)
$16
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closed 5/6/2020 via Company Press Release

ComplianceQuest, acquired Lifeguard Solutions

synopsis: ComplianceQuest, makers of a modern 100% native Salesforce-based Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), announced they have successfully acquired LifeGuard Solutions, complementing its core product offering with a comprehensive Environment, Health & Safety Management Solution that is also built natively on the Salesforce platform.
buyer: ComplianceQuest
ComplianceQuest is the fastest growing, 100% modern cloud Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS) natively built and run on the Salesforce platform. Delivering best-in-class out-of-the-box solutions, ComplianceQuest fast-tracks an organization’s efficiency, safety, and overall performance. "
target: Lifeguard Solutions
Lifeguard Solutions is a registered Salesforce.com AppExchange partner that focuses on providing Health and Safety solutions to the Construction, Timber, Mining, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrial and Environmental Services Industries.
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closed 7/3/2019 via Company Press Release

ECOonline AS, acquired Nordic Port

synopsis: EcoOnline, an IT firm dedicated to developing software to make workplace safety and management, and documentation of chemicals user-friendly and cost- efficient, has acquired Nordic Port, a leading supplier and developer of SaaS software in the Health, Safety, Environmental, and Quality area.
buyer: ECOonline AS
EcoOnline is an IT firm dedicated to developing software to make workplace safety and management, and documentation of chemicals, as user-friendly and cost-efficient as possible. They help businesses get control and follow the law, easily and cost -effectively. "
target: Nordic Port
Based in Sweden, Nordic Port is a leading supplier and developer of SaaS software in the Health, Safety, Environmental, and Quality area. Their products help companies and organisations establish and maintain management systems.
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closed 7/27/2015 via Company Press Release

Brady plc, acquired ScrapRunner

synopsis: Brady plc,the leading global provider of trading, processing and risk management solutions for metals, recycling, energy and soft commodities, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets and goodwill of the ScrapRunner product, from Enaptive Inc. The ScrapRunner solution manages complex container pick-up and delivery scheduling.
buyer: Brady plc (AIM:BRY:$39.97)
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution. "
target parent: Enaptive
target: ScrapRunner
ScrapRunner manages complex container pick-up and delivery scheduling processes, as well as automates container tracking , load reporting and billing for medium to large-scale commercial recycling operations.
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$2.00
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$2
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closed 10/19/2010 via BusinessWire

NCR Corporation, acquired Mobiqa

synopsis: NCR Corporation announced that it has acquired Mobiqa − a global pioneer and market leader in the delivery of mobile optimized content − and provider of tickets, boarding passes, downloadable applications and coupons in the travel, entertainment and retail sectors.
buyer: NCR Corporation (NCR:$6,462.00)
NCR Corporation is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, healthcare, entertainment, and public sector organizations. "
target: Mobiqa
Mobiqa is a leader in the delivery of optimized mobile boarding passes to the airline industry. The company is able to deliver content to smartphones and legacy handsets via over 600 mobile networks in over 150 countries worldwide.
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closed 6/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired SilverRail Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., the largest online travel company in the world, has completed the acquisition of the majority stake in SilverRail Technologies, Inc., a mission-driven business that is building the digital infrastructure for the global rail industry.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: SilverRail Technologies, Inc.
SilverRail, a mission-driven business, is building the digital infrastructure for the global rail industry. SilverRail has expertise in every step of the customer life cycle: journey planning, inventory management, scheduling, pricing, booking, payment, ticketing, reporting and administration.
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closed 7/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Alpine SG, acquired ALICE

synopsis: ASG, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors that buys, builds and operates vertical SaaS companies, announced that it has acquired hotel operations management platform ALICE from Expedia Group. ALICE is the leading all-in-one hospitality operations platform that enables hotel staff to do their most impactful work without all the guesswork.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Alpine SG
ASG is a group of market-leading vertical SaaS companies, backed by Alpine Investors and operated by world-class PeopleFirst™ leaders. ASG believes deeply in the power of people and data to grow great organizations. "
target parent: Expedia, Inc.
target: ALICE
ALICE is the leading all-in-one hospitality operations platform that enables hotel staff to do their most impactful work without all the guesswork. Alice provides tools for Guest Service, Housekeeping, Maintenance, and Service Delivery with a focus on accountability and efficiency.
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closed 1/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

trivago, acquired weekengo GmbH

synopsis: trivago N.V., a global hotel search platform, announced that it has acquired weekengo GmbH and weekend.com, a startup focused on finding travelers inspirational weekend getaway packages. The company is based in Dusseldorf, Germany.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
trivago is a global hotel search platform focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels and alternative accommodations. They allow travelers to make informed decisions by personalizing their hotel search and giving them access to a deep supply of hotel information and prices. "
target: weekengo GmbH
Founded in 2016, weekengo GmbH has developed a package travel platform that operates under the weekend.com brand and is exclusively focused on weekend getaways.
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announced 11/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mews Systems BV, will acquire Base7booking.com Sarl

synopsis: Mews, a leader in cloud property management systems, announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire the product line, Base7booking from trivago, a leading global accommodation search platform. Base7booking is a hotel technology startup present in 40 different countries around the world.
buyer: Mews Systems BV
Mews is transforming the hospitality industry with a cloud-based property management solution for hotels, hostels, apartments and more. The Mews Hospitality Cloud acts as a central nervous system for property operations, guest experience, booking, payments and analytics. "
target parent: Expedia, Inc.
target: Base7booking.com Sarl
Base7booking is a hotel technology startup present in 40 different countries around the world. Base7booking creates web products that help hoteliers (and many others) manage their hotel(s) & properties more efficiently.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Vrbo, acquired CanadaStays

synopsis: Vrbo, a world leader in the vacation rental space, has acquired CanadaStays, Canada's largest vacation rental marketplace for whole-home vacation rental properties located across Canada and beyond. CanadaStays enables travellers to easily search and book their ideal vacation rental property no matter what their budget is.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: Vrbo
Vrbo is a world leader in the vacation rental space. Vrbo makes it easy to book cabins, condos, beach houses, and more. Vrbo offers a global community of homeowners and travelers, with unique properties in 190 countries around the world. "
target: CanadaStays
CanadaStays is Canada's largest vacation rental marketplace for whole-home vacation rental properties located across Canada and beyond. CanadaStays enables travellers to easily search and book their ideal vacation rental property no matter what their budget is.
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closed 10/25/2018 via Wall Street Journal

Expedia, Inc., acquired Pillow

synopsis: Bellevue, Wash.-based Expedia acquired San Francisco-based Pillow, a software company that helps building owners and managers work with long-term tenants to rent their residences for short stays without violating their leases.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is an online travel agency that provides hotel reservations, airline tickets, vacation packages. Their brands include Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, Classic Vacations®, trivago and more. "
target: Pillow
San Francisco-based Pillow is a software company that helps building owners and managers work with long-term tenants to rent their residences for short stays without violating their leases.
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closed 10/25/2018 via Wall Street Journal

Expedia, Inc., acquired ApartmentJet

synopsis: Bellevue, Wash.-based Expedia bought Chicago-based ApartmentJet, a software company and short-term rental platform that allows multifamily owners and operators to rent vacant units.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is an online travel agency that provides hotel reservations, airline tickets, vacation packages. Their brands include Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, Classic Vacations®, trivago and more. "
target: ApartmentJet
ApartmentJet is a web-based platform to help multifamily property owners and management companies take advantage of the growing market for short-term rentals to generate long-term leases and revenue.
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closed 5/9/2018 via GlobeNewswire

trivago, acquired TripHappy

synopsis: trivago, a global hotel search platform, announces the acquisition of TripHappy, a US travel startup that leverages artificial intelligence to highlight relevant location and neighborhood information during the hotel search and discovery process. TripHappy provides recommendations by analyzing location data on more than 25,000 neighborhoods.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
trivago is a global hotel search platform focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels and alternative accommodations. They allow travelers to make informed decisions by personalizing their hotel search and giving them access to a deep supply of hotel information and prices. "
target: TripHappy
TripHappy leverages AI to highlight relevant location and neighborhood information during the hotel search and discovery process. TripHappy provides recommendations by analyzing location data on more than 25,000 neighborhoods to help travelers identify the best neighborhood to stay in.
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closed 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

trivago, acquired tripl GmbH

synopsis: trivago announces the acquisition of the assets of tripl, a machine learning travel start-up from Hamburg. tripl has developed an algorithm to give tailored travel recommendations by identifying trends in users’ social media activities and comparing it with in-app data of like-minded users.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
Headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, trivago is a global hotel search platform, focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels. trivago’s platform can be accessed globally via 55 localized websites and apps in 33 languages. "
target: tripl GmbH
Based in Germany, tripl GmbH is a machine learning travel start-up from Hamburg. tripl has developed an algorithm to give tailored travel recommendations by identifying trends in users’ social media activities and comparing it with in-app data of like-minded users.
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closed 6/23/2017 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired SilverRail Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., the largest online travel company in the world, has completed the acquisition of the majority stake in SilverRail Technologies, Inc., a mission-driven business that is building the digital infrastructure for the global rail industry.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: SilverRail Technologies, Inc.
SilverRail, a mission-driven business, is building the digital infrastructure for the global rail industry. SilverRail has expertise in every step of the customer life cycle: journey planning, inventory management, scheduling, pricing, booking, payment, ticketing, reporting and administration.
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HotelPlanner.com, acquired Travel-Ticker.com

synopsis: HotelPlanner, the leading provider of online group hotel bookings, announced the company’s first acquisition outside of the US, Travel-Ticker.com, an online travel website offering the best insider deals on hotel accommodations. Based out of the UAE, Travel Ticker's numerous partnerships allow them to offer travel deals in over 100,000 hotels.
buyer: HotelPlanner.com
HotelPlanner.com provides group hotel booking services to 3,000 groups per day in the global group travel market. The company’s group hotel booking service ensures the lowest rates by allowing customers to receive quotes online directly from hotel group sales managers. "
target parent: Expedia, Inc.
target: Travel-Ticker.com
Travel Ticker is a hotel search website that provides the best hotel deals in a matter of seconds. Their numerous partnerships with top booking sites allow them to offer travel deals in over 100,000 hotels, providing complete freedom of choice and unique comparison possibilities.
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closed 7/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Expedia, Inc., acquired Trover

synopsis: Online travel agency Expedia has acquired Trover, an app and website where people share their travel photos. Trover empowers users to create better travel dreams and plans by sharing authentic travel experiences with like-minded people.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: Trover
Trover is the app for travelers. Trover empowers users to create better travel dreams and plans by sharing authentic travel experiences with like-minded people.
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closed 3/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

trivago, acquired Base7booking.com Sarl

synopsis: Trivago announced the acquisition of Base7booking. Base7booking is a pioneer in the Cloud-PMS (property management system) landscape, and was built by innovative Swiss hoteliers who were dissatisfied with the technology that was available on the market.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
Trivago compares rates from over 700,000 hotels on over 200 booking sites worldwide, integrating over 82 million hotel reviews and 14 million photos. trivago aspires to become the number one marketing channel for hoteliers. "
target: Base7booking.com Sarl
Base7booking is a hotel technology startup present in 40 different countries around the world. Base7booking creates web products that help hoteliers (and many others) manage their hotel(s) & properties more efficiently.
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closed 12/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired HomeAway, Inc.

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., one of the world's leading travel companies, announced that it has completed its acquisition of HomeAway, Inc., the world's leader in vacation rentals, with sites representing over one million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: HomeAway, Inc. (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,823 [$3,242]
rev ($mm)
$485
EBITDA ($mm)
$61
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
54.5x
closed 5/22/2015 via Reuters

Ctrip, Plateno Group, acquired eLong, Inc.

synopsis: Expedia said it sold its entire 62.4 percent stake in Chinese online travel company eLong to rival Ctrip.com International Ltd and others. Ctrip.com International acquired a 37.6 percent stake while Keystone Lodging Holdings Ltd, Plateno Group Ltd and ProTek Capital (Luxuriant Holdings Ltd) acquired the rest.
buyer: Ctrip (NasdaqGS:CTRP:$4,997.62)
buyer: Plateno Group
Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours, and corporate travel management in China. The company aggregates travel related information and offers its services through an advanced transaction and service platform."
target parent: Expedia, Inc.
target: eLong, Inc. (LONG:$152.55)
eLong, Inc. is a leading online travel company in China. The company has a national presence across China, and uses web-based distribution technologies and a 24-hour call center to provide consumers with accurate travel information and high quality online and offline hotel and air booking services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$671 [$424]*
rev ($mm)
$170
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., will acquire Orbitz Worldwide

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., including all of Orbitz Worldwide's brands. Orbitz Worldwide is a leading global online travel company using technology to transform the way consumers around the world plan and purchase travel.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations® and more. "
target: Orbitz Worldwide (OWW:$932.01)
Orbitz Worldwide is a leading global online travel company using technology to transform the way consumers around the world plan and purchase travel. Orbitz Worldwide operates the consumer travel planning sites Orbitz, ebookers, HotelClub and CheapTickets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,423 [$1,684]
rev ($mm)
$932
EBITDA ($mm)
$140
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
12.1x
closed 1/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired Travelocity.com Inc.

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. and Sabre Corporation announced that Expedia, Inc. has acquired Travelocity from Sabre Corporation. Travelocity is an online travel agency and one of the most recognized travel brands in North America, offering thousands of travel destinations to more than 20 million travelers per month.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target parent: Sabre Corporation
target: Travelocity.com Inc.
Travelocity is an online travel agency providing direct-to-consumer travel services. Travelocity is one of the most recognized travel brands in North America, offering thousands of travel destinations to more than 20 million travelers per month.
price ($mm)
$280
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/14/2014 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired Wotif.com Holdings Limited

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. and Wotif.com Holdings Limited (Wotif Group) announced completion of the acquisition of Wotif Group by Expedia, Inc. Wotif Group operates online travel brands in the Asia-Pacific region including, Wotif.com, lastminute.com.au, travel.com.au, Asia Web Direct, LateStays.com, GoDo.com.au and Arnold Travel Technology.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target: Wotif.com Holdings Limited (WTF:$136.32)
Wotif Group operates leading online travel brands in the Asia Pacific region: Wotif.com, lastminute.com.au, travel.com.au, Asia Web Direct, LateStays.com, GoDo.com.au and Arnold Travel Technology, and a network of other travel content and destination websites, such as Phuket.com and Bangkok.com.
price ($mm)[EV]
$606 [$521]
rev ($mm)
$139
EBITDA ($mm)
$60
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
closed 7/29/2014 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired AutoEscape Group

synopsis: Expedia, Inc., one of the largest online travel companies in the world, announced it has acquired Auto Escape Group, one of Europe's leading online car rental reservation companies.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target parent: Montefiore Investment
target: AutoEscape Group
Founded in 1999, the Auto Escape Group offers leisure customers all-inclusive car hire services via its two brands: Auto Escape and Car del Mar. The company enjoys an international reach, ensuring rental car availability with almost 300 suppliers in 125 countries.
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closed 3/12/2013 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired trivago

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. announced completion of its acquisition of 61.6% of the fully-diluted equity of trivago GmbH, a leading hotel metasearch company. trivago will continue to operate independently from its headquarters in Dusseldorf, Germany.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
trivago is an online metasearch site which compares hotel rates from over 600,000 hotels on over 140 booking sites worldwide; while also offering over 34 million integrated hotel reviews, accompanied by 14 million photos.
price ($mm)
$506*
rev ($mm)
$131
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/15/2011 via PR Newswire

Egencia LLC, acquired Traveldoo SAS

synopsis: Egencia announced that it has acquired Traveldoo, a leading provider of Web and mobile platforms for business travel management. Traveldoo's leading corporate travel booking tool complements Egencia's fully-integrated Travel Management Company services platform, with its innovative corporate travel technologies.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: Egencia LLC
Egencia is the fifth largest travel management company in the world. By combining a powerful offline and online service, Egencia delivers a complete corporate travel offering supported by global market expertise and a best-in-class technology platform. "
target: Traveldoo SAS
Traveldoo is a provider of Web and mobile platforms for business travel management. Its solutions simplify travel planning and booking, help centralise travel data, optimise travel spend, improve risk and crisis management and make business travellers' and travel arrangers' lives easier.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/17/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Yatra Online Private Limited will be merged with Ebix, Inc.,

synopsis: Ebix, Inc. and Yatra Online, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Ebix will acquire Yatra via merger. Yatra is India's leading Corporate Travel services provider with over 800 Corporate customers and one of India's leading online travel companies and operates the website Yatra.com.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix is a supplier of software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. Ebix offers application software products for the insurance industry ranging from carrier systems and agency systems to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance and financial industries. "
target: Yatra Online Private Limited (YTRA:$135.69)
Yatra Online, Inc is the parent company of Yatra Online Pvt. Ltd. which is based in Gurugram, India and is India's leading Corporate Travel services provider with over 800 Corporate customers and one of India's leading online travel companies and operates the website Yatra.com.
price ($mm)
$338
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

e-Travel SA will be merged with eTRAVELi,

synopsis: Etraveli, the global flight-centric and data-driven online travel platform, announced that it will merge with e-Travel, a global e-commerce platform for flight tickets. e-Travel is one of the largest online travel agencies in Europe and one of the most successful e-commerce companies in Greece.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: eTRAVELi
Etraveli is a leading online travel agency offering a wide range of flights, accommodation and other travel-related services. The company operates in 46 countries on 5 continents. Etraveli is Europe’s third largest flight-centric online travel agency. "
target: e-Travel SA
e-Travel is an e-commerce company specialized online travel. It's one of the top 10 online travel agencies in the world in selling flight tickets and one of the most successful start-up ventures in Greece. e-Travel operates 10 websites in 40 languages, serving over 1,500,000 travellers annually.
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closed 1/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Ebix, Inc., acquired Via.com

synopsis: Leading insurance exchange Ebix has announced its Singapore arm has completed the acquisition of Via.com. Via.com is an India-based online travel company. The company’s integrated online platform offers Insurance, Prepaid Gift Cards & Retail Products, besides Domestic & International Air, Hotel & Holidays, Rail, Bus and Rental Car bookings.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix is a supplier of software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. Ebix offers application software products for the insurance industry ranging from carrier systems and agency systems to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance and financial industries. "
target: Via.com
Via.com is an India-based online travel company. The company’s integrated online platform offers mobile Phone Recharges, Money Transfer, Insurance, Prepaid Gift Cards & Retail Products, besides Domestic & International Air, Hotel & Holidays, Rail, Bus and Rental Car bookings.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Otravo, acquired Greitai.lt

synopsis: Otravo, one of the largest European travel agencies, has acquired Interneto Partneris. Interneto Partneris provides online airline ticket booking and reservation services in Europe through its Greitai.lt brand. The company offers its services in 23 countries and also operates various other brands such as Flysiesta.lv, Flyhi.se, Eticket.fi and more.
buyer parent: Waterland Private Equity Investments
buyer: Otravo
Otravo means Online Travel Organisation and is the market leader in the Benelux and Scandinavia area of (online) air travel sales. Travellers can book airline tickets to worldwide destinations in person or via self-service, online as well as offline, and for both leisure and business trips. "
target: Greitai.lt
Founded in 2002, Interneto Partneris provides online airline ticket booking and reservation services in Europe through its Greitai.lt brand. The company offers its services in 23 countries and also operates various other brands such as Flysiesta.lv, Bookinghouse.ee, Flyhi.se, Eticket.fi and more.
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announced 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

Hogg Robinson plc, will acquire eWings.com GmbH

synopsis: Hogg Robinson Group announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the digital travel innovator eWings.com, a next-generation travel management company. A totally online offering, eWings.com provides a fast and easy-to-use solution for digital business travel with a quick to start process and low cost service model.
buyer: Hogg Robinson plc (LSE:HRG:$431.25)
Hogg Robinson Group is a global corporate services provider. Through their Travel Management Company (HRG) and Technology Company (Fraedom), they help thousands of clients in over 120 countries manage their travel, expenses, payments and data. "
target: eWings.com GmbH
eWings.com makes it easy to find, book and manage flights via web and mobile. eWings.com sorts flight itineraries by stress - weighted by cheapest price, duration and stop-overs. Their focus is to provide the most simple booking process ever.
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closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

ibibo Group merged with MakeMyTrip.com,

synopsis: Two leading travel groups in India, MakeMyTrip and ibibo Group, have completed the transaction that will combine the two businesses under MakeMyTrip, creating one of the leading travel groups in India. The ibibo Group comes with a strong presence in various fast growing online travel segments including hotels, bus bookings and air ticketing.
buyer: MakeMyTrip.com (MMYT:$363.62)
MakeMyTrip is India’s leading Travel company. MakeMyTrip was the first travel portal in India and is regarded as a pioneer of online travel. Its comprehensive offerings supported by the convenience of online transactions and value-based prices revolutionized the way Indians purchase travel services."
target parent: Naspers Ltd.
target: ibibo Group
ibibo Group is India’s largest online travel group with properties such as Goibibo.com (No. 1 hotels and leading air aggregator), redBus.in (No 1 online bus ticketing platform), YourBus (Vehicle tracking app), ibibo Ryde (car sharing app) and Travelboutique (leading B2B online travel platform).
price ($mm)
$796
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/13/2016 via PR Newswire

Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation, will be merged with Yatra Online Private Limited

synopsis: Yatra Online, Inc., a rapidly growing online travel agent, and Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation , announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in a transaction that values Yatra at an enterprise value of $218 million. Yatra is one of the fastest growing consumer travel platforms and online travel agents in India.
buyer: Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation (TRTL:$0.00)
Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation is a public ‘blank-check’ Special Purpose Acquisition Company that raised $212,750,000 for the purpose of effecting a business combination with a public or privately-held operating business. "
target: Yatra Online Private Limited (YTRA:$135.69)
Yatra.com is ranked as the leading provider of consumer-direct travel services in India. Yatra.com has emerged as the most trusted travel brand in India.
price ($mm)
$218
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/14/2014 via PR Newswire

Expedia, Inc., acquired Wotif.com Holdings Limited

synopsis: Expedia, Inc. and Wotif.com Holdings Limited (Wotif Group) announced completion of the acquisition of Wotif Group by Expedia, Inc. Wotif Group operates online travel brands in the Asia-Pacific region including, Wotif.com, lastminute.com.au, travel.com.au, Asia Web Direct, LateStays.com, GoDo.com.au and Arnold Travel Technology.
buyer: Expedia, Inc. (EXPE:$7,026.00)
Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world's leading online travel brands, including: Expedia.com®, Hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, eLong™, Venere.com®, Expedia Local Expert®, and Classic Vacations®. "
target: Wotif.com Holdings Limited (WTF:$136.32)
Wotif Group operates leading online travel brands in the Asia Pacific region: Wotif.com, lastminute.com.au, travel.com.au, Asia Web Direct, LateStays.com, GoDo.com.au and Arnold Travel Technology, and a network of other travel content and destination websites, such as Phuket.com and Bangkok.com.
price ($mm)[EV]
$606 [$521]
rev ($mm)
$139
EBITDA ($mm)
$60
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
8.6x
announced 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

ZiGExN Co., Ltd., will acquire Apple World, Inc.

synopsis: ZIGExN, a Japanese company that operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services, will acquire Apple World from Ant Capital Partners, a private equity firm in Japan. Apple World operates one of Japan’s largest online hotel booking services. They provide access to 110,000 hotels in 150 countries.
buyer: ZiGExN Co., Ltd. (TSE:3679:$122.99)
ZIGExN engages in the life media platform business in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Human Resource, Real Estate, and Lifestyle. ZIGExN operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services. "
target parent: Ant Capital Partners
target: Apple World, Inc.
Apple World operates one of Japan’s largest online hotel booking services. Apple World provides access to 110,000 hotels in 150 countries around the world through its B2B “Apple World” and B2C “hotelista.jp” platforms.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2017 via PR Web

HotelPlanner.com, acquired Travel-Ticker.com

synopsis: HotelPlanner, the leading provider of online group hotel bookings, announced the company’s first acquisition outside of the US, Travel-Ticker.com, an online travel website offering the best insider deals on hotel accommodations. Based out of the UAE, Travel Ticker's numerous partnerships allow them to offer travel deals in over 100,000 hotels.
buyer: HotelPlanner.com
HotelPlanner.com provides group hotel booking services to 3,000 groups per day in the global group travel market. The company’s group hotel booking service ensures the lowest rates by allowing customers to receive quotes online directly from hotel group sales managers. "
target parent: Expedia, Inc.
target: Travel-Ticker.com
Travel Ticker is a hotel search website that provides the best hotel deals in a matter of seconds. Their numerous partnerships with top booking sites allow them to offer travel deals in over 100,000 hotels, providing complete freedom of choice and unique comparison possibilities.
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closed 1/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

trivago, acquired weekengo GmbH

synopsis: trivago N.V., a global hotel search platform, announced that it has acquired weekengo GmbH and weekend.com, a startup focused on finding travelers inspirational weekend getaway packages. The company is based in Dusseldorf, Germany.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: trivago (TRVG:$452.17)
trivago is a global hotel search platform focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare hotels and alternative accommodations. They allow travelers to make informed decisions by personalizing their hotel search and giving them access to a deep supply of hotel information and prices. "
target: weekengo GmbH
Founded in 2016, weekengo GmbH has developed a package travel platform that operates under the weekend.com brand and is exclusively focused on weekend getaways.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Travello, acquired Backpacker Deals

synopsis: Travel networking and experience app Travello has bought the Backpacker Deals website and business. Travello claims the deal will create Australia’s largest ‘experience based, youth focused’ Online Travel Agent. Based in Australia, Backpacker Deals is committed to helping clients book memorable travel experiences at an affordable price.
buyer: Travello
Travello is the world’s largest and most trusted travel community. Used by travelers in over 180 countries, Travello is the best place to make travel friends. Travello allows users to connect with travelers, join meetups and chat in groups. "
target: Backpacker Deals
Based in Australia, Backpacker Deals is committed to helping clients book memorable travel experiences at an affordable price. They carefully select the best travel experiences to feature on Backpacker Deals in order for users to book with confidence.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

BGH Capital, acquired Tripadeal

synopsis: Tripadeal, an online travel store based in Australia that offers unique travel experiences around the world at massively reduced prices, has sold a 55 per cent stake to BGH Capital, a private equity firm in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: BGH Capital
BGH Capital was established in 2017 by Robin Bishop, Ben Gray and Simon Harle with the objective of creating the pre-eminent private equity firm in Australia and New Zealand. BGH is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and is an independent firm, owned and managed by its founding partners. "
target: Tripadeal
TripADeal is an online travel store based in Australia that offers unique travel experiences around the world at massively reduced prices. Whether it’s a guided tour of China, luxury river cruise through Europe, accommodation in Bali, or a local getaway, TripADeal offers something for everyone.
price ($mm)
$28*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Hopjump, acquired Smarter Travel Media LLC

synopsis: Hopjump, a digital marketing company and leading provider of personalized travel recommendations and targeted travel content to US consumers, has acquired SmarterTravel Media from Tripadvisor. SmarterTravel Media consists of eight travel-focused brands.
buyer: Hopjump
Hopjump is a digital marketing company and leading provider of personalized travel recommendations and targeted travel content to US consumers. The Company’s proprietary algorithms go beyond keyword search to provide a high-performance marketing channel to reach both consumer and business travelers."
target parent: TripAdvisor LLC
target: Smarter Travel Media LLC
SmarterTravel Media is an industry leader in online travel and offers a portfolio of several distinct travel websites. Their owned and operated travel media portfolio includes Airfarewatchdog, BookingBuddy, Jetsetter, OneTime, Oyster, SmarterTravel, and WhatToPack.
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closed 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Volkswagen Financial Services, acquired Voya GmbH

synopsis: Germany-based Volkswagen Financial Services has acquired Voya GmbH. Headquartered in Hamburg, Voya is a business travel start-up that offers a digital travel assistant for companies via a web browser and as a smartphone app. With the acquisition, Volkswagen Financial Services can provide its customers with a fleet and travel management offering.
buyer parent: Volkswagen AG
buyer: Volkswagen Financial Services
Germany-based Volkswagen Financial Services is the business division of the Volkswagen AG group of companies. The key business fields embrace dealer and customer financing, leasing, the bank and insurance business, fleet management, and mobility offers. "
target: Voya GmbH
Voya, based in Hamburg, offers a digital business travel solution for medium-sized companies, which can use the platform to plan, book, and invoice travel funding in a simple and modern way. Its customers include mid-sized firms as well as travel and mobility companies.
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closed 9/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, acquired Ignite Travel Group

synopsis: Flight Centre Travel Group, an Australian-based international travel company, is now the full owner of Gold Coast-based Ignite Travel Group. Ignite Travel Group (ITG) has forged relationships and partnerships built on trust and an unwavering desire to continue disrupting traditional travel models to create exclusive, unique holiday experiences.
buyer: Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (ASX:FLT:$2,253.33)
Flight Centre Travel Group is an Australian-based international travel company and the largest retail travel outlet in Australia. Its global operations include stores in New Zealand, the USA, UK and Canada, as well as outlets in India, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the UAE, and South Africa. "
target: Ignite Travel Group
Recognized and celebrated by both industry and Australian consumers, Ignite Travel Group (ITG) has forged relationships and partnerships built on trust and an unwavering desire to continue disrupting traditional travel models to create exclusive, unique holiday experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$122
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/2/2019 via BNC Analysis

Submarino Viagens, will acquire Almundo

synopsis: Submarino Viagens, a Brazilian online travel agency, will acquire Almundo from Iberostar, a Spain-based hotel chain. Almundo is a digital travel agency in Latin America. Almundo helps millions of people to search, book, and plan their trips. Their platform allows users to easily compare destinations and prices.
buyer parent: CVC Brasil
buyer: Submarino Viagens
Submarino Viagens is a Brazilian online travel agency. Submarino Viagens offers over 750 airlines, 200,000 hotels, 150 national and international destinations, and 4,000 attractions. Their state-of-the-art platform allows travelers to book flights and hotels all around the world. "
target parent: Iberostar Hotels & Resorts
target: Almundo
Almundo is a digital travel agency in Latin America. Almundo helps millions of people to search, book, and plan their trips. Their platform allows users to easily compare destinations and prices. Almundo's team of experts help users to find the perfect trip that matches their preferences and budget.
price ($mm)
$77
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

lm group, acquired TripMyDream

synopsis: The online travel provider LM group (formerly lastminute.com) has acquired Ukrainian TripMyDream. Based in Ukraine, TripMyDream is a destination meta search that finds and dynamically packages value flight and hotel deals for multiple destinations by analyzing price dynamics and availability using billions of data points.
buyer: lm group (SWX:LMN:$401.16)
lm group is among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry and operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. "
target: TripMyDream
Based in Ukraine, TripMyDream is a destination meta search that finds and dynamically packages value flight and hotel deals for multiple destinations by analyzing price dynamics and availability using billions of data points.
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closed 6/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Etraveli Group, acquired Flight Network

synopsis: Etraveli Group, one of the leading online travel agencies in Europe, has acquired Flight Network, the largest online travel agency in Canada. Flight Network specializes in providing global travellers with the lowest-price airfares, hotels, vacation packages, and car rentals. Flight Network offers the best prices for flights all over the world.
buyer parent: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: Etraveli Group
Etraveli Group is one of the leading online travel agencies in Europe, offering a wide range of airline tickets, hotel accommodations and other travel related services. The group operates in 72 countries on 6 continents through brands such as Supersaver, Gotogate, Mytrip.com and Pamediakopes.gr. "
target: Flight Network
Flight Network is the largest online travel agency in Canada. Flight Network specializes in providing global travellers with the lowest-price airfares, hotels, vacation packages, and car rentals. Flight Network offers the best prices for flights all over the world.
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announced 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

H.I.S. Co.,Ltd., will acquire Redtag.ca

synopsis: H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a travel agency that specializes in low-cost package tours, will be acquiring Redtag.ca, a web portal that specializes in offering fantastic travel deals worldwide. They give Canadians access to a wide-range of vacation packages, flights, cruises, hotels, car rentals and destination activities.
buyer: H.I.S. Co.,Ltd. (TSE:9603:$6,862.32)
Based in Japan, H.I.S. Co., Ltd. is a travel agency that specializes in low-cost package tours. Their core business is in the overseas travel industry and has expanded to hotels, airlines, and theme parks for their customers' delight and excitement. "
target: Redtag.ca
Redtag.ca is a web portal that specializes in offering fantastic travel deals worldwide. They give Canadians access to a wide-range of vacation packages, flights, cruises, hotels, car rentals and destination activities.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ctrip
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Ticker: ASX:WEB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Webjet Limited
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rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Emedia Group, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Priceline
Priceline
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Sabre Corporation
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EBITDA ($mm)
$624.45
EBIT ($mm)
$483.31
Net Income ($mm)
$242.09
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8860
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Flight Centre Travel Group Limited
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EBIT ($mm)
$223.20
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$144.26
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eDreams ODIGEO
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Lastminute.com Group
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$401.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.33
EBIT ($mm)
$41.65
Net Income ($mm)
$28.68
Employees
1365
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rev ($mm)
$363.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($81.40)
EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
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rev ($mm)
$162.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.33
EBIT ($mm)
$4.56
Net Income ($mm)
$2.44
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eLong, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4564
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$47.36
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
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Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
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$1.29
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Thomascook.in
Thomascook.in
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EBITDA ($mm)
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